Mary Ann Schwenka

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OBJECTIVE To survey soldiers, retirees, and spouses about their use and interest in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies. METHODS We used an anonymous, self-administered survey. RESULTS Of 291 completed surveys, 81% used one or more CAM therapy. The most commonly used were massage and herbal/food supplements. The most common reasons(More)
Polyphenols play an important role in the ‘immune system’ of plants. Since their charge is important for their physiological effect it is important to know their pKi values. Therefore, the pKi values of some plant contents such as daphnetin (pK = 7.36), chlorogenic acid (pK 8.5), and quercetin (pK1 = 7.03, pK2 = 9.15) were determined in the pH range 7 10(More)
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